Patchwork Re: [PATCH] Update email address for stable patch submission

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Submitter Stefan Bader
Date Oct. 18, 2011, 7:33 a.m.
Message ID <4E9D2BBF.8030002@canonical.com>
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Stefan Bader - Oct. 18, 2011, 7:33 a.m.
So any mails to stable, as well as the CC: tag line should for future
submissions be stable@vger.kernel.org.

-Stefan

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Update email address for stable patch submission
Date: Mon, 17 Oct 2011 19:54:02 -0700
From: Greg KH <greg@kroah.com>
To: David Rientjes <rientjes@google.com>
CC: Josh Boyer <jwboyer@redhat.com>, "David S. Miller" <davem@davemloft.net>,
     linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, stable@vger.kernel.org

On Mon, Oct 17, 2011 at 06:37:48PM -0700, David Rientjes wrote:
> On Mon, 17 Oct 2011, Josh Boyer wrote:
> 
> > > Hmm, is stable@vger.kernel.org a replacement for stable@kernel.org or is 
> > > it just temporary until kernel.org is fully back to life?
> > 
> > To my understanding, stable@kernel.org is now just a forward to
> > stable@vger.kernel.org.
> 
> Right, but the question is whether that's temporary or permanent.

Permanent.

> > Personally, I'd rather see the vger list take over entirely.  However,
> > that decision will remain in the more than capable hands of the admins.
> > 
> 
> I'm wondering if we have the same replacement for x86@kernel.org which 
> I've received multiple bounces from (not sure if it currently is or not, I 
> haven't tried because of that recently) or things like security@kernel.org 
> or trivial@kernel.org.

security@ will remain as-is, when it gets back up and working.  I don't
know about trivial@, I wasn't aware of that one.  The mailman stuff for
kernel.org is pretty far down the list of priority of what is being
worked on.

greg k-h
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    or subsystem maintainer.
@@ -35,10 +35,10 @@ Procedure for submitting patches to the -stable tree:
    cherry-picked than this can be specified in the following format in
    the sign-off area:

-     Cc: <stable@kernel.org> # .32.x: a1f84a3: sched: Check for idle
-     Cc: <stable@kernel.org> # .32.x: 1b9508f: sched: Rate-limit newidle
-     Cc: <stable@kernel.org> # .32.x: fd21073: sched: Fix affinity logic
-     Cc: <stable@kernel.org> # .32.x
+     Cc: <stable@vger.kernel.org> # .32.x: a1f84a3: sched: Check for idle
+     Cc: <stable@vger.kernel.org> # .32.x: 1b9508f: sched: Rate-limit newidle
+     Cc: <stable@vger.kernel.org> # .32.x: fd21073: sched: Fix affinity logic
+     Cc: <stable@vger.kernel.org> # .32.x
     Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>

    The tag sequence has the meaning of:

Patch

diff --git a/Documentation/stable_kernel_rules.txt
b/Documentation/stable_kernel_rules.txt
index e213f45..21fd05c 100644
--- a/Documentation/stable_kernel_rules.txt
+++ b/Documentation/stable_kernel_rules.txt
@@ -24,10 +24,10 @@  Rules on what kind of patches are accepted, and which ones
are not, into the
 Procedure for submitting patches to the -stable tree:

  - Send the patch, after verifying that it follows the above rules, to
-   stable@kernel.org.  You must note the upstream commit ID in the changelog
-   of your submission.
+   stable@vger.kernel.org.  You must note the upstream commit ID in the
+   changelog of your submission.
  - To have the patch automatically included in the stable tree, add the tag
-     Cc: stable@kernel.org
+     Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org
    in the sign-off area. Once the patch is merged it will be applied to
    the stable tree without anything else needing to be done by the author